Everyone knows that as we age, aches and pains can be a feature of our daily lives. We move a little more slowly. We move a little (or a lot) less. But the truth is that reducing movement doesn’t prevent the aging of our bodies. In fact, the converse is true. The human body was…Details
The pace of technological change is lightning fast. No sooner does the “latest thing” arrive on the market than it’s obsolete and we find ourselves joining a throng of people lining up for the new “latest thing”. And the medical community is similarly challenged to keep up with the pace of change. Nowhere is this…Details
Golf is a sport which seems to increase in popularity every year. The general perception of the sport is that it’s relatively easy on the body. There’s none of the impact involved in so many other sports. There’s no need to run anywhere. It seems reasonably safe, right? But golf can be tough on your…Details
Robotic surgery is changing the face of modern medicine. Since 1985, when a robotics procedure was first used for a neurological operation, the sector has moved forward energetically. This is especially true for minimally invasive surgery. As NYC’s top robotic spine surgeon, Dr. Michael Gerling is well-versed in the application of this technology in minimally…Details
The title of this post is broad by necessity. But the answer to the question is multi-faceted and complex. There are different types and acuities of scoliosis, all governing the response in individual situations. So, when is the right time to consider scoliosis surgery? That depends. The three main categories of the condition are idiopathic,…Details
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